Cultural / Sport / Researching Visa

Applicants may apply in person in the respective MZ Visa application center.

It will accept their applications according to the document checklist that provided by embassy of MZ visa Cairo and consular of Alexandria will

MZ Visa will accept applications as per the document checklists provided by the Turkish Consulate General in Cairo.

It is obligatory that visa applicants shall obtain their travel insurance in the visa application centers. The insurance policies shall be issued online by our own visa submission officers via an insurance company based in Turkey.

If an application is rejected, the applicant cannot reapply for 60 days from date of refusal.

Visa for Egyptian passport holders is 60 USD.

Egyptian passport holders are not entitled to visa fees.

Other nationalities (citizens of Syria, Philippines, Indonesia, Nepal, Palestine, Algeria, Pakistan, India, etc.):

Single Entry USD 60
Multiple Entry USD 200
Single Transit USD 60
Double Transit USD 120


MZ Service fee USD 30

Please Note:

  • The service fee is inclusive of all taxes.
  • The applicants who submit their applications at the Visa Application Centre should pay the visa fee at the center in cash.
  • Application form carefully filled out & signed by the applicant.
  • Valid passport (validity for 6 months post the return date of the applicant), old passports if the applicant holds any. If any, copies of previous visas and the stamps/seals of previous entries & exits. Copy of the passport’s data page (A4 size copy). Photocopy service is available in the visa application center. During the submission, only the required pages’ photocopies will be received, so please first consult the Visa Officer on this in the VAC to avoid having unnecessary photocopies of pages.
  • Identification card. (Copy of a valid Iraqi residence permit for non-Iraqi applicants shall also be provided).
  • Recent biometric photograph. (A uniform and white-colored background with a clear frontal view of the face. The photograph should have been no older than 6 months). As of August 15 2016, biometric photography services will be available in the Visa Application Center.
  • Booked return flight. Confirmation of the flight ticket is not mandatory. If travelling via highway, return bus ticket reservation or car insurance & legal documentation.
  • Hotel reservation.
  • Travel health insurance with at least 1 (one) calendar month of validity, starting from the date of travel (it is obligatory that visa applicants shall obtain their travel insurance in the visa application centers. The insurance policies shall be issued online by our own visa submission officers via an insurance company based in Turkey). In case of multiple entry and long term visa applications, travel insurance shall be issued up to 1 year, in accordance with the total duration of visa to be granted.
  • Family record certificate to be issued on the applicant’s name or the applicant’s karti zaniyari certificate.
  • The documentation to be prepared by the applicant OR the sponsor;
    • If Employed: Letter of Guarantee from the organization/company that applicant is employed by (to be declared by a senior member with signing authority or by the owner of the company), stating the applicant’s position within the firm, his start date of employment and the days that the applicant is on leave. The letter shall include a confirmation that the applicant shall return to the country & back to the job post his travel, and full contact details shall be provided. The company’s establishment documents, last 6 months’ pay slips of the staff shall also be provided.
    • If the applicant is a company owner: Company establishment documentation, last 6 months’ bank statements of the company (signed & stamped) shall be provided.
    • Sponsored by partners: All the above mentioned documentation of the sponsoring partner, either from the company that they work for or their own company details shall be provided. A rent contract for the company they work for shall also be provided.
  • Documentation showing the financial status:
    • Last 6 months’ bank statements shall be provided (received directly from the bank, signed & stamped).
    • A minimum 10.000$ of balance should be available in the applicant’s bank account.
    • Properties belonging to the applicant: (deeds of real estates, licenses, etc. Signed and stamped originals need to be showed in the visa application center)
    • If present, bank statements in Turkey (last 6 months before the travel date) or real estate registration documentation in Turkey. (signed and stamped originals)*If a sponsor will be covering travelling expenses, all above mentioned documentation belonging to the sponsor needs to be provided.
  • Documentation in relation to the programme:

    An official invitation from the Turkish institution, which the applicant will be attending with shall be provided. The applicant’s personal details, reason of attendance & programme details and schedule shall be mentioned.

    A receipt of payment in relation to the programme shall be presented ( If it is a scholarship, supporting documentation shall be presented.)

    The applicant’s accommodation confirmation during the whole duration of the programme is required.

    The applicant’s diplomas and certificates sustained from his own country.

    Certificate proving the relation of the applicant’s occupation with the seminar/organization that he will attend in Turkey.

  • Copy of a valid Iraqi residence permit for non-Iraqi applicants.
  • Visa Application Fee. Visa and service charges collected for visa applications shall not be returned to the applicant in case of a negative result of the application.

All the presented documentation has to be up to date & complete. During the application for a Turkish visa, if the presented documentation is missing, this may cause a rejection in the procedure for a visa application as a result. The Turkish Embassy, as of when required shall ask for additional documentation from the applicant. The presentation of the above mentioned documentation, is not a guarantee that a visa will be granted. In any case, a refund of visa fees shall not be possible. Every individual shall prepare their documentation separately, (this includes family members & group application.

  • It should be in sharp focus and clean.
  • It should be of high quality with no ink marks and creases.
  • The photograph must show you looking directly at the camera.
  • It should be 2.5 inch X 2.5 inch with White Background
  • It should show your skin tone naturally.
  • It should have appropriate brightness and contrast.
  • The photograph should be a recent one not more than 3 months old.
  • It is to be taken without headgear.
  • It should be without hat/cap.
  • It should be without the applicant’s hair tucked behind his/her ears.
  • The photograph should not have any staple marks.

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